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Whale Book Roundup

It is possible to snorkel with whales on special boats at Silver Bank in the Caribbean. So we figured that a roundup of whale books was in order for us snorkelers. First off is Whalewatcher: A global guide ot watching whales, dolphins, and porpoises in the wild by Trevor Day, Firefly Books, 2006. Recommended. Good […]

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Ecotourist Gifts To Take On Your Trip

If you are an ecotourist traveling to any destination, why not use your travel to help the planet a bit? Check with your family, friends, or local Audubon for spare binoculars or field guides to give to nature organizations, schools, and other folks in the place you are visiting. Check with Birder’s Exchange, an organization […]

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General Guides to Nature and Nature Travel in the Caribbean

So much of the natural history information on islands is hard to find and categorized narrowly…only accessible if you look up a specific island. That’s why I was glad to find this book. Wild Caribbean: The Hidden Wonders of the World’s Most Famous Islands ¬†by Michael Bright with Karen Bass and Scott Alexander¬†(Yale University Press, […]

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Galapagos Book

In Galapagos, the snorkeling is terrific but chilly. But there are not many other places where you can snorkel with penguins as you can here. For detailed information on Galapagos natural history, and some on dive sites and creatures, we recommend this book: Galapagos: Islands of Evolution by Pierre Constant. Passport books. There are many […]

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